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One by one, worshippers from South Main Church of Christ lined up their vehicles in the church parking lot Thursday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Lizzie Mae Baugh. 
Click here to read today's update from Washington County officials concerning the COVID-19 virus.
Click here to read the latest update from Washington County officials. 
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
Phillip Riggins, the produce manager of the Stop-N-Shop in Leland, comes to work everyday and does his job, just as usual. 

Beyond the Hardwood giving back with 3rd annual Christmas Basketball Camp

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Doing what they love and managing to give back is a plus in the eyes of local organization Beyond the Hardwood.

Beyond the Hardwood is hosting their third annual Christmas Basketball Camp: Christmas Presents Giveaway this Saturday at the YMCA, 1688 Fairgrounds Road.


Reed Road construction work expected to be done by February

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Motorists may have noticed traffic cones along Reed Road diverting traffic.

Although there is no definite completion date, the Daniel Street Pump Station near the west end of Reed Road is still undergoing repairs and the city’s Public Works Department hopes to have it completed by February.







LSD passes $6.9M bond this week with mixed reactions

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Christmas came early for the Leland School District (LSD) as its second attempt of getting the school bond proposal to pass was successful, this time with an approved amount of $6.9 million.

After the 1,229 machine votes, absentee ballots and affidavits were totaled, there were 775 in favor of the bond and 460 not in favor of it.







Boys & Girls Club hosting 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

“Be great, you are the future.”

These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.

These words, though they echo the same sentiments, are simply used to describe the theme of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet.


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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE